The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Modern Art Collection

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March 18, 2014
Recently the Bowdoin College Museum of Art received a gift of 320 artworks from the collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel—a couple who earned under $50,000 a year but managed to amass a vast collection of art. The contemporary and modern pieces by artists such as abstract impressionist painter Michael Goldberg, sculptor Michael Lucero, and post-minimalist artist Richard Tuttle are just a sampling of the seventy artists represented in the collection. Read Full Article
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  Lucio Pozzi, Portrait of Dorothy Vogel, 2001, black-and-white photograph. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. © Pozzi 2001

    Lucio Pozzi, Portrait of Dorothy Vogel, 2001, black-and-white photograph. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. © Pozzi 2001

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  Lucio Pozzi, Portrait of Herbert Vogel, 2001, black-and-white photograph. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. © Pozzi 2001

    Lucio Pozzi, Portrait of Herbert Vogel, 2001, black-and-white photograph. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. © Pozzi 2001

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  Michael Goldberg, Untitled (43), 1992, oil and pastel. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

    Michael Goldberg, Untitled (43), 1992, oil and pastel. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

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  Michael Lucero, Untitled (NYACK) (97), 2002, glazed ceramic. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

    Michael Lucero, Untitled (NYACK) (97), 2002, glazed ceramic. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

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  Edda Renouf, Lily of the Valley for Dorothy, 2000, oil pastel with incised lines. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. © Edda Renouf 2014. Photography by Dennis Griggs

    Edda Renouf, Lily of the Valley for Dorothy, 2000, oil pastel with incised lines. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. © Edda Renouf 2014. Photography by Dennis Griggs

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  Edda Renouf, Spring Lily for Dorothy, 1999, oil pastel. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. © Edda Renouf 2014. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

    Edda Renouf, Spring Lily for Dorothy, 1999, oil pastel. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. © Edda Renouf 2014. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

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  Julian Schnabel, Untitled, 1995, oil and polymer resin on canvas. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

    Julian Schnabel, Untitled, 1995, oil and polymer resin on canvas. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

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  Julian Schnabel, Untitled, 1995, oil and polymer resin on canvas Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

    Julian Schnabel, Untitled, 1995, oil and polymer resin on canvas Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

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  Pat Steir, Small White Waterfall with Pink Splashes, 1995, oil on canvas. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine. Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York. Digital photography by Peter Siegel.

    Pat Steir, Small White Waterfall with Pink Splashes, 1995, oil on canvas. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine. Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York. Digital photography by Peter Siegel.

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  Richard Tuttle, Five Circles on Two Panels, 2001, colored pencil and graphite. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Copyright © Richard Tuttle, courtesy Pace Gallery. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

    Richard Tuttle, Five Circles on Two Panels, 2001, colored pencil and graphite. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Vogel Collection. Copyright © Richard Tuttle, courtesy Pace Gallery. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

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  Richard Tuttle, Oval [383], 2001, colored pencil and graphite. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection. Copyright © Richard Tuttle, courtesy Pace Gallery. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

    Richard Tuttle, Oval [383], 2001, colored pencil and graphite. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection. Copyright © Richard Tuttle, courtesy Pace Gallery. Photography by Dennis Griggs.

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